“After the permissive cohorts, there is a steady move toward more conservative views with each successive cohort. Catholic priests ordained since the year 2000 tend to be the most conservative,” Vermurlen wrote.
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‘Pride and Prejudice,’ Msgr. Burrill and Spiritual Fruitfulness: Let the Light Shine in the Darkness
COMMENTARY: It is no accident that fruitfulness is now missing on the spiritual level. With some exceptions, it has been all but abandoned by the culture and even the faithful.
Pope Francis presided over the Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on April 26, during which he, as the bishop of Rome, ordained 19 men for the Diocese of Rome.
The 595 men to be ordained is an increase of 25% from 2014, when 477 men were ordained to the priesthood. In 2013, 497 men were ordained Catholic priests.
Father Gordon MacRae has been imprisoned for 21 years for offenses he says he never committed.
Comboni Missionary Father John Ssenyondo was murdered earlier this year in Mexico.